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History buffs mounted their bikes and explored one of Toronto's most significant archaeological sites.
In 1961 all eyes were on Etobicoke for the world's first live pay-TV special, starring Bob Newhart.
How a railroad planned a community around its expansion plans a century ago.
The circumstances surrounding outfielder Len Koenecke’s death in the skies above Toronto seem almost too crazy to be true.
The fierce rivalries and heated competition of high-stakes checkers.
Outside Henry Morgentaler's clinic and across the country, first reactions to the Supreme Court of Canada's 1988 ruling on abortion.
Fort York's new visitor centre, scheduled to open in 2014, is starting to come together.
To kick off Toronto Bike Month, here's a sampling of Victorian and Edwardian bike advertising, taken from Toronto newspapers.
The Junction's first mayor, and the slander trial that ended his political career.
No, Toronto does not mean "meeting place."
Toronto's Scattershot Efforts to Commemorate Queen Victoria.
In the late 1950s, several suburban municipalities tried to block construction of the Bloor-Danforth and University subway lines.
With Porter Airlines trying to expand Billy Bishop Airport, here's a look back at a century of controversy over the site.
One mensch's hard journey from the sandlots of Toronto to New York's Ebbets Field.
The 2013 edition of Jane's Walk, the annual urban-exploration festival, is happening this weekend. Here are some highlights.
Scenes from Saturday's celebrations of the 200th anniversary of the battle.
Local government wasn't always so keen on maintaining Fort York.
Our weekend history column marks its fifth year of telling Toronto's stories.